Fortify Software Pravir Chandra is director of strategic services at Fortify where he works with clients to build and optimize software security assurance programs. Pravir is widely recognized in the industry for his expertise in software security and code analysis, and also for his ability to apply technical knowledge strategically from a business perspective. Prior to Fortify, he was affiliated with Cigital as a principal consultant, where he led large software security programs at Fortune 500 companies. Pravir was also co-founder and chief security architect at Secure Software, Inc. before the company was acquired by Fortify Software. His book, Network Security with OpenSSL, is a popular reference on protecting software applications through cryptography and secure communications. His varied special project experience includes creating and leading the Open Software Assurance Maturity Model (OpenSAMM) project with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Foundation. Also, Pravir currently serves as a member of the OWASP Global Projects Committee.